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Monthly Cumulative Risk of Flow Alteration from Domestic and Livestock Surface Water Use in Texas and Oklahoma


Original Data Basin Creation Date
2013-12-26 17:00:00
Original Data Basin Modified Date
2014-04-15 15:32:12


The SARP Flow Alteration Assessment provides a regional characterization of the distribution and risk of flow regime impairment of streams and rivers by anthropogenic sources at the NHD+ segment scale. This map illustrates the cumulative risk of flow alteration (RFA) from surface water use for domestic and livestock in Texas and Oklahoma.  Water use is based on state permits for surface water withdrawals and returns.  The risk is based on the volume of water used monthly in the drainage area relative to the monthly volume of flow.  Risk of Flow Alteration categories:  ZERO     - 0% mean monthly flow depletion,  LOW      - > 0-10%,  MEDIUM - > 10-20%,  HIGH      - >20-100%, and  PROVISIONAL HIGH [...]


Data Owner :
Emily Granstaff

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Mary Davis (SARP/SIFN), Blair Tirpak (USGS/GCP LCC)), Emily Granstaff (USFWS/SARP), Analie Barnett (TNC), and Erik Martin (TNC).<br/>
Harvested on Fri May 23 09:34:33 MDT 2014 from Data Basin Service

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